Public Schooled: 15%
94% of homeschoolers keep the faith and 93% continue to attend church
after the high school years. But a shocking 75% to 85% of Christian
children sent to public school drop out of church, and do not hold a
Christian worldview after high school graduation.
By grade eight, the average homeschooled student performs four grade
levels above their public and private school counterparts.
A background in teaching is not necessary; in fact, "home educated
students' test scores remained between the 80th and 90th percentiles,
whether their mothers had a college degree or did not complete high
What does God say about education?
Homeschooling is the most Biblical form of education.
God addresses parents as the educators of
their own children:
"And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart.
You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them
when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down,
and when you rise up."
- Deuteronomy 6:6-7
"All your children shall be taught by the Lord, and great shall be
the peace of your children."
- Isaiah 54:13
"Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will
not depart from it."
- Proverbs 22:6
Jesus said: "Can a blind man lead a blind man? Will they not both
fall into a pit? A student is not above his teacher, but everyone who is
fully trained will be like his teacher."
- Luke 6:39, 40
"Learn not the way of the heathen."
- Jeremiah 10:2
"He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools
- Proverbs 13:20